MHealth Fairview Health Services is looking for a RN to join our EmPath unit at MHealth Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN.EmPATH (Emergency Psychiatric Assessment Treatment & Healing) is a calming, healing approach to emergent mental health care, offering patients in crisis immediate care from trained mental health professionalsin a relaxed environment,with direct connections to outpatient treatment. M Health Fairview is the first in Minnesota to offer an EmPATH model of care! With EmPATH, mental health patients undergo a quick medical screening before entering a living-room style setting where they can access the support and care they need to stabilize their situation, receive ongoing human interaction, and in many cases avoid the need forinpatient admission.
This is a night position, 8 hour shifts with every other weekend. Benefit eligible.
If your skills and experience appear to align with those of the position, you may be asked to participate in a pre-recorded video interview.
The recorded video interviews are reviewed by our hiring team and provide the reviewers with insights on the skills, attributes and experiences you possess that will allow you to be successful in your role.
You will be notified by email or phone if selected for the next stage of our recruitment process. At any time, you may also check your application status online in your Fairview applicant profile at this link .
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
Provides Emergency / Urgent care in the EmPATH unit to the patient presenting with mental health or substance use symptoms / illness(s).
Utilizes a systematic process to assess the physical and mental health needs of the patient, which will provide a framework from which patient care is provided in an observation setting. Knowledge of disease processes, therapy, complications, and expected outcomes for specific patient population(s).
Contributes to the development of an individualized treatment plan in collaboration with the inter-disciplinary team providing a safe transition to appropriate level of care (e.g. community outpatient care, inpatient care).
With the interdisciplinary treatment team, assesses needs for safe transition to community setting. If community setting not possible, supports transition to inpatient.
Administers medications according to policy used for the management of behavioral patients with knowledge of actions, contraindications, side effects and desired outcomes
Actively intervenes and to meet the identified emotional, psychological and physical needs, making revisions in care based on these outcomes.
Creates and maintains a therapeutic environment/milieu.
Creates a therapeutic environment through active involvement and demonstrated response to change in patient symptoms and behavior
Regularly assesses safety and suicide risk.
Uses therapeutic communication skills and follows the parameters of the therapeutic relationship (e.g. trauma informed care, illness management and recovery, crisis intervention)
Directs all emergency and crisis intervention care using established supportive integrative therapies, de-escalation skills, behavioral emergency response techniques, and medications.
Application of established policies and procedures regarding the legal aspects of providing care for EmPath / Mental Health and Addiction Services patients (ie: Guardianship, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 253B Civil Commitment (72 hour hold, Health Officer Authority, Jarvis, Price); Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), The Joint Commission (TJC), etc).
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.